Jan. 30m and Feb. 6
Raquel González is making her HGO debut. Elsewhere this season, she covers the role of Rosalba in Florencia en el Amazonas at the Metropolitan Opera, performs the role of Micaëla in Carmen at Austin Opera, and sings Marguerite in Faust at Berkshire Opera Festival. During the 2022-23 season, she performed with Inland Opera Northwest for La traviata (Violetta), Sarasota Opera for Madame Butterfly (Cio-Cio-San), and Sacramento Philharmonic and Opera for La bohème (Mimì), in addition to debuting on the roster of The Metropolitan Opera for La bohème. During the 2021-22 season, she appeared with Opera San Antonio in Don Giovanni (Donna Anna) and Virginia Opera in La bohème (Mimì), and returned to Opera Theatre of Saint Louis for Harvey Milk (Dianne Feinstein). Recent highlights include returning to Lyric Opera of Kansas City for La bohème (Mimì), joining the roster of the Lyric Opera of Chicago for Madame Butterfly, making her role/house debut at New Orleans Opera in Turandot (Liù), and returning to Washington National Opera for a role debut in Silent Night (Anna Sørensen). She made her hometown debut with Lyric Opera of Kansas City in Eugene Onegin (Tatyana) directed by Tomer Zvulun. She recently completed three seasons as a Young Artist with the Washington National Opera, where she has performed numerous roles. She is a winner of the prestigious Sphinx Organization’s Medal of Excellence Award.